The Economic Mind in America: Essays in the History of American Economics

The Economic Mind in America: Essays in the History of American Economics

by Malcolm Rutherford (Editor)

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Overview

The Economic mind of America examines:
* the concept of 'American' economic thought
* reassessment of pioneering American policy analysts such as Irving Fisher, Wesley
Mitchell, Harold Moulton and Leo Paslovsky, as well as the theoretical contributions of Herbert Davenport and Frank Knight
* Thorstein Veblen's institutional economics and an exploration of the influence of Canadian and European economic thought
* analysis of contributions of C. S. Peirce, Alvin Johnson and science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein
* American economists' interests in in issues from 1886-1995.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415756617
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/05/1998
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.72(d)

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